The WVSSAR Newsletter Spring 2015 edition is now available.
Our most sincere thanks and appreciation to Tom Galloway, the WVSSAR Newsletter Editor, for his dedication and excellent work that he always performs with the publishing of our West Virginia Society SAR Newsletter. Tom is also the President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter WVSSAR.
You can view and download the WVSSAR Newsletter Spring 2015 edition HERE
Very recently, NSSAR Genealogist General John Sinks made a ruling that will affect all new SAR applications for proof of service of patriot ancestors who were at the Battle of Point Pleasant. Continue reading
The Fort Laurens Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 11:15am at the Fort Laurens State Memorial located at 11067 Ft. Laurens Rd. NW, Bolivar, OH 44612. Continue reading
Remember those who died while in U.S. military service of our great country.
Arden Swiger receiving the SAR Military Service Medal from Raymond Kane Jr
On Saturday, May 02, 2015 at 6:00 a.m., Raymond M. Kane Jr., WVSSAR Registrar and Past President of the George Rogers Clark Chapter, had the privilege and honor of presenting the SAR Military Service Medal to Compatriot Arden Leo Swiger Sr. of the George Rogers Clark Chapter in a surprise presentation at the North Central West Virginia Airport located at Bridgeport, WV, where Compatriot Swiger was awaiting his “Honor Flight” trip to Washington, D.C. Continue reading
Marshall University History Professor Michael Woods will speak on
“West Virginians and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln” at the
Thursday, May 14 meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter.
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Enslow Park Presbyterian Church,
1338 Enslow Blvd., Huntington. Refreshments will be served and the
public is invited.
On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of John Boone Schley who passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015. John Boone Schley was a member of the SAR since 1988 and a member of the General Adam Stephen Chapter of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Continue reading
WVSSAR 2015 Annual Meeting
The West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution held its 88th Annual Meeting and Dinner at the Holiday Inn Express in Charleston, Wv on Friday, April 10, 2015. The WVSSAR Board of Management Meeting was held at the same location on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Continue reading
Two important revisions have very recently been made by NSSAR in regards to Genealogy Policies that affect the SAR application process: Continue reading
On March 21, 2015, after the WVSSAR Board of Management meeting in Point Pleasant, WV, Compatriots Steve Hart and Ray Kane visited Fort Randolph.
Fort Randolph, Point Pleasant, WV